Part-time account manager - Ipswich 

Day-to-day

  • Managing clients’ PR accounts 
  • Providing strategic counsel to clients to aid their PR and wider marketing campaigns 
  • Building relationships with existing and new clients 
  • Researching and writing thought leadership reports 
  • Building relationships with key media contacts 
  • Dealing with the media, speaking to journalists and other members of the press 
  • Providing innovative and creative ideas to clients 
  • Analysing PR coverage and providing written reports 
  • Communicating effectively with a range of stakeholders 

 

Key responsibilities

  • Point of contact with key media 
  • Developing industry, sector and product focused PR campaigns 
  • Managing the needs of the client and their accounts 
  • Contributing to meetings, and liaising and updating clients on PR activities 
  • Keeping abreast of current PR trends and tools 
  • Building client relationships and maintaining a network of media contacts including journalists and industry spokespeople 
  • Spearheading both traditional PR and social media projects 
  • Developing news angles, stories and pitches to further the client’s profile, products and services. 
  • Fulfilling the client’s key performance indicators and growing accounts 
  • Being involved in pitching for new business and developing PR proposals 
  • Managing a high level of client interaction 

 

Key skills

  • Excellent communication skills - both presentation, verbal and written 
  • Impressive emotional intelligence and interpersonal expertise 
  • A full understanding of the media, including social media 
  • Flair for creativity, strategic thinking and innovation 
  • Strong copywriting 
  • Good health sector knowledge 
  • Experience in building influential networks 
  • Service focused and sensitive to confidential information 

 

Qualifications

Graduates with relevant degrees in the arts, media or public relations are desirable. PR qualifications from the PRCA or CIPR are also highly valued. 

Relevant experience

  • Experience of directing business to business (B2B) accounts 
  • Agency experience is preferred 
  • Evidence of copywriting, marketing and report writing, social media, event management and client liaison skills 
  • Industry knowledge and contacts is beneficial 

 

Salary

22.5 hours per week (3.0 days) - £29,000 to £30,000 Pro rata